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Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Research undertaken by YouGov on behalf of analytics database provider Exasol finds that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance. This is despite a similar number (77%) of respondents stating that data is now their organization’s most valuable asset. The findings of the research, combined with additional desk research and the views from a number of industry commentators, are brought together in Exasol’s new eBook.

Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Exasol released the findings of a survey of nearly 1,000 IT directors in the US, UK and Germany about their organization’s use of data and the role of Chief Data Officers (CDO) in their organizations. The survey found – among other things – that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance.

CDO Role Evolving as Data Becomes Driving Force for Many Companies

The job of Chief Data Officers is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. The CDO role, in many cases, is one of the most important strategically for many businesses and organizations driven by data. A new white paper from Io-Tahoe explores the best approaches for CDOs to succeed in todays quickly evolving market.

Questions on CDOs and CAOs: Getting harder as the Game Evolves

In this contributed article, Todd Wright, Global Lead for GDPR Solutions at SAS, considers the complexities and related questions that arise around the ever-evolving data landscape.

CDO – The New Seat in the C-Suite

More and more enterprises have named a CDO – Chief Data Officer – to lead the effort to protect data and turn it into an asset. CDO positions have more than quadrupled over the last four years. Our friends over at Semarchy have prepared the compelling infographic below to formalize the role of the CDO.